As the crow flies it is a very short distance from Wine Country Inn in St Helena to Santa Rosa. The interesting part of this adventure is that there is a little known road that directly connects St Helena to Santa Rosa. Exit St Helena up Spring Mountain road and continue on St Helena road all the way to Santa Rosa. From the outskirts of Santa Rosa take Calistoga Rd into the east side of the city.
The Napa Valley is only 30 miles long and five miles across at its widest point. The Silverado Trail runs on the valley’s eastern edge and the St. Helena Highway runs along its western edge. In the middle of the valley the Vaca Range draws in close to the Mayacamas Mountains. Right at this narrowest point in the valley the beautiful Lodi Lane connects the Silverado Trail to the St. Helena highway. On the western edge of Lodi Lane sits the little town of St. Helena with its old brick buildings and tree lined streets. On the eastern edge sits the tasting rooms of Duckhorn Vineyards.